According to reports out of Mexico as well as Central America, this has been a killer with plenty of rain.
The centre added metropolitan New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain to its latest hurricane warning. Nate now about 495 miles south-southeast of the mouth of the MS river.
On Friday morning, the storm was located about 125 miles east-south-east of the Mexican resort island of Cozumel and had accelerated its north-north-west movement to 21mph. No watches or warnings are now in effect for Southwest Louisiana. New Orleans officials outlined steps to bolster the city's pump and drainage system, weaknesses in which were revealed during summer flash floods.
"Life-threatening storm surge flooding is likely along portions of the northern Gulf Coast, and a storm surge warning has been issued from Morgan City, Louisiana, to the Alabama/Florida border". The major concern was that Nate's storm surge was projected to coincide with high tide.
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